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Art in SAKAGURA being held

January 31st, 2014 | Posted by hot in Saijo - (Comments Off)

The annual ART IN SAKAGURA is now being held in the sake district in Saijo, Higashihiroshima. This celebrates the third time. Installations displayed in the sake breweries are what I enjoy the most. Always fun to see collaborative works between artwork and surroundings. The SAKAGURA brewery is a special setting for artworks.

Oyamazumi Shrine has a small rice paddy

November 5th, 2012 | Posted by hot in Shimanami3A - (Comments Off)

  The Oyamazumi Jinja Shinto shrine in Omishima island is some thirty minutes’ pedaling away from the Tatara Grand Bridge connecting Omishima and Ikuchijima. This shrine has a small patch of rice field. The rice is already harvested as you can see. In front of the hall in the photo is held an unusual and … Read more

To the Kurushima Strait Grand Bridge

November 4th, 2012 | Posted by hot in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

  Here we go, coming closer to the last bridge to Imabari, Ehime, Shikoku. The grandest of all the shimanami bridges, completed in 1999, is about four kilometers long. Precisely speaking, three suspension bridges are combined to make the whole Kurushima strait grand bridge, the first of its kind in the world. See the six … Read more